So here I am, at 38 weeks pregnant, and expecting the egg timer to go off any second and signal that “today is the day you meet your son!”
And I’m terrified…
Terrified because I’ve never done this before. Terrified because the difference between what you read and what you live can sometimes feel like […]Continue Reading →
We are nesting BIG TIME in my house! Ever since week 25, things have begun to speed up and the sense of urgency surrounding each project on the “To Do” list has reached Defcon 4. My anxiety surrounding unfinished tasks has reached an all-time high, and I am constantly reminding my husband about what still […]Continue Reading →
Today marks my 36th week. Or as Target so gleefully reminds me, only 28 days left until my due date. The last 36 weeks seem like a blur – a mash-up of doctor appointments, baby gear, name discussions, family functions and holidays all topped with the glaze of exhaustion and a steep learning curve that’s […]Continue Reading →
I am not a “fashionista.” A typical weekend (pre-pregnancy) consisted of comfy yoga pants (or jeans, if I was going out) and a hoodie sweatshirt and/or t-shirt depending on the weather. My hair is perpetually in a ponytail, and while I typically do not leave the house without SOME form of make-up, usually my beautification […]Continue Reading →
I am bad with design. I don’t have the artistic, coordinated eye needed to make a space look pulled together and effortlessly styled. Most of my style evolves from “I like this color, that kind of goes with it, and this was free” and then mashing everything together. My living room was supposed to be blue […]Continue Reading →
Grace can be defined as “A temporary immunity or exemption; a reprieve.” It is not something earned, but something given to another. I have learned it is a difficult practice to employ, with others and with myself.
I have realized over the course of these past few months just how important grace is in my life in order to […]Continue Reading →
A few days ago I arrived home to a package tucked strategically under my garage overhang in an effort by the FedEx man (albeit a feeble one) to shield it from the pouring rain. Seeing as my husband and I utilize online shopping to buy such mundane things as lotion, vitamins, and razors, coming home […]Continue Reading →
Ken and I had our “Preparing for Childbirth” class this past Saturday at the hospital where we will (in all likelihood) be delivering our son. Seven hours filled with graphic videos, extensive discussions and details, and a tour of the 1980’s chic maternity ward. But I think it was good for us to get a […]Continue Reading →
I’m a mess. An overly-emotional, occasionally irrational, hyper-sensitive mess. Apparently my emotional stability has been compromised by all of the hormones flooding my body during pregnancy. The slightest thing can irritate, annoy, irk, upset, devastate, elevate, or amuse me. I’ve found myself laughing hysterically at the stupidest things, or holding myself back from the brink of boiling rage or […]Continue Reading →
Hello MomRoad Friends!
I am so excited to be joining my real life friends Amber, Jen and Crystal in this new chapter of the MomRoad Blog! I’m the newbie of the group – my first baby is due at the end of April 2013 – so my journey into motherhood is pretty new. I have […]Continue Reading →